Brown Jay Psilorhinus morio

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Corvidae
  • Polytypic: 4 subspecies
  • Authors: Matthew F. Jones
Sections

References

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Birdlife International. 2012. Species factsheet: Brown Jay Psilorhinus morio. Downloaded from BirdLife International.

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Williams, D.A. 2004. Female control of reproductive skew in cooperatively breeding Brown Jays (Cyanocorax morio). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 55: 370-380.

Williams, D.A., and A.M. Hale. 2006. Helper effects on offspring production in cooperatively breeding Brown Jays (Cyanocorax morio). Auk 123: 847-857.

Williams, D.A., E.C. Berg, A.M. Hale, and C.R. Hughest. 2004. Characterization of microsatellites for parentage studies of White-throated Magpie-Jays (Colocitta formosa) and Brown Jays (Cyanocorax morio). Molecular Ecology Resources 4: 509-511.

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Recommended Citation

Jones, M. F. (2012). Brown Jay (Psilorhinus morio), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.brnjay.01